“Music at every turn, every page, every chapter- has been my saving grace,” explains country star Lauren Alaina, always candid about what’s on her heart. “When I’m going through a hard time, I know I can write a song about it and, even when I don’t feel connected to those around me, I can still feel and find a connection through song.”
It’s with that same candor that the Georgia-native approaches her latest collection of songs, co-writing each of the six tracks on Getting Over Him. “This music is empowering,” she says of the new EP. “It feels resilient, more confident, bold and more secure.”
Getting Over Him and the previous Getting Good EP (March 2020) are evidence of Lauren’s evolution as a songwriter and as an artist. The pair of EPs follow her No. 1 smash “Road Less Traveled” from the 2017 most-streamed album of the year for a female country artist, Road Less Traveled, which Lauren admits, “I wrote that album about my family, and about coming into my own and becoming a stronger person.”
Adding a few more years of life experience, the joys and disappointments of relationships come and gone, and a global pandemic to her repertoire, with Getting Over Him
, Lauren again digs deep and draws directly from her personal experiences. “This EP came out of me learning not only to love myself, but to be ok if someone doesn’t love me back,” shares Lauren. “Even in times of brokenness and sadness, you can still be empowered and get through it and find your voice and say ‘I deserve better than this. I don’t have to put up with this.’"
Known for her big voice, big personality and heart-on-her-sleeve honesty in her lyrics, Lauren brings it all to the table on Getting Good